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Spurs recall Kyle Anderson from D-League

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have recalled forward Kyle Anderson from the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. In his lone appearance with Austin, Anderson posted a double-double with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists in 41 minutes in the Spurs 110-105 victory vs. Santa Cruz Warriors on Nov. 23. [...]

Penguins vs. Bruins: Time, TV schedule, preview and how to watch online

The Pens and Bruins have great opportunities to advance through their division. Following back-to-back defeats to the New York Islanders, the Pittsburgh Penguins are searching for offensive answers as they head into Boston to face the Bruins on Monday. When the two foes square off at 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Italy: Relax, Venice isn't out to ban your noisy wheeled bags

No matter how many stories and outraged #trolleyisnotacrime tweets you read, the Italian city of Venice will not ban wheeled luggage for being too noisy and will not fine noncompliant tourists hundreds of dollars.

Did CM Punk Almost Sign With UFC Last Week? The Internet Says Yes.

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Charles Johnson plays majority of snaps for Vikings; could have fantasy value

Charles Johnson played well against the Green Bay Packers and is emerging as a top target for Minnesota. We break down the fantasy implications. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson is emerging as one of Teddy Bridgewater's top receivers. Show More Summary

Jarvis Jones returning to practice this week

The Steelers are returning from their bye week on Monday and they’ll have one more body on the practice field than they had last week. Bob Labriola of the team’s website reports that Jones will return to practice on Monday, opening up a three-week window for him to practice before the team would have to…

Despite recent signings, Chiefs have work to do with prospective free agents

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs recently signed contract extensions with two players who otherwise would have been free agents in March: defensive lineman Allen Bailey and fullback Anthony Sherman. Both moves make sense for the Chiefs. Show More Summary

Patrick Peterson's journey from Pompano Beach to NFL All-Pro

Patrick Peterson chronicles his upbringing in Pompano Beach, FL and how his work ethic, will, and determination helped transform him into one of the NFL's top cornerbacks.

Cleveland officers on leave after killing boy, 12, who had fake gun

A pair of Cleveland police officers have been placed on administrative leave after shooting and killing a 12 year-old boy who was holding a fake gun. 

Inside Slant: Spotting ball in Rams-Chargers

Our weekly attempt to expose and explore the gray area involved in officiating NFL games. Sunday suggestions welcome via Twitter (@SeifertESPN). For all Inside Slant posts, including the weekly Officiating Review, follow this link. Play: A five-minute delay to spot the ball after offsetting penalties against the St. Show More Summary

NBA power rankings: Raptors, Grizzlies push Warriors at the top

The Warriors are still leading our power rankings, but both the Raptors and Grizzlies are on their heels. 1. Golden State Warriors (10-2, Last week: 1) The Warriors' reign continues despite a slow week. Still, a five-game winning streak is nothing to overlook, even if the quality of opponents hasn't been very high. Show More Summary

Football: Hart's Trent Irwin is state's newest record setter

The four-year high school football career of receiver Trent Irwin of Newhall Hart has ended, but he went out on Friday as a California record setter.

Bills confident they’ll be able to play Sunday’s game vs. Browns in Buffalo

When last week’s seemingly endless snow in Western New York forced the Buffalo Bills to move their home game against the New York Jets to Monday night in Detroit, there was some talk that the team’s next scheduled home game — Sunday against the Cleveland Browns — could be in jeopardy as well. But that […]

Kobe Bryant Poised to Be Least Valuable Scoring Champion in NBA History

Don't make the mistake of thinking scoring is everything that matters in the NBA. Sure, teams win by putting up more points than the opposition, but determining value on the basis of points per game alone is a recipe for disaster. Efficiency...Show More Summary

Texas' long road to national contention

Two years after a disappointing 16-18 season, the Longhorns are a top-10 team. They call themselves the Chaminade Crew. Upperclassmen Demarcus Holland, Jonathan Holmes, Prince Ibeh and Javan Felix all played two years ago in an 86-73...Show More Summary

Aaron Rodgers Cleverly Trolls Vikings by Drinking Grape Crush After Win

If Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers meant for this to be a troll job, give him some credit. It was pretty sneaky and could easily be dismissed as nothing. During his press conference after the Packers' 24-21 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, Rodgers grabbed some people's attention by drinking grape Crush. Show More Summary

Meet The Rio De Janeiro Olympic Mascots: Cat And Tree

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Today Rio de Janeiro organizers officially debuted the mascots for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Olympic athletes get a cat! The disabled athletes get a plant. Read more...

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Justin Upton, Brandon Moss and More

The 2014 MLB offseason has been underway for several weeks, meaning it's about that time when we'll start to see some major dominoes fall. Some big pieces have already fallen. Russell Martin has gone north of the border to the Toronto Blue Jays. Show More Summary

Wesley Johnson Posterizes Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari, Lakers Bench Loses It

This play could not have worked out any worse for the Denver Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari. Not only did he commit a foul on the play, but Gallinari wound up getting posterized by Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson. On a play like this, make sure the dunker can't throw it down or get out of the way. Show More Summary

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